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Topic: Greg horton

Fork in the road

Deep Fork Grill has a new GM who happens to be a certified sommelier, and his new wine list is created with the customer in mind.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Joshua Strother took over as general manager of Deep Fork Grill, 5418 N. Western, in early July. A certified sommelier before he arrived at the restaurant, Strother brought his love of and expertise in wine to bear immediately, making small changes to an already very good list.
 
Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Space-age wine

Two native Oklahomans apply space program thinking and technology to their California Chardonnay.


Greg Horton
Tulsa resident Chris Large sold his boutique wine shop in Utica Square in 2009. He and his wife, Natalie, were ready for a change.
 
Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Double trouble

Restaurants and bars are accused of double taxing. Is the legal action without merit?


News

Greg Horton
Two lawsuits filed in Canadian County are attempting to make hundreds of bar and restaurant owners responsible for paying back millions of dollars in liquor taxes the plaintiffs believe were unlawfully collected.
 
Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Skinnier cocktails

Bars around the metro are starting to offer skinnier versions of sugary favorites, but some cocktails have always been skinny.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
You know “skinny” is a popular trend when Cheesecake Factory adds menu items under that category. The chain best known for massive portions and the signature dessert in its name added low(er) calorie cocktails at the beginning of 2011, most notably a skinny Mojito and a margarita, classic drinks with a week’s supply of sugar in the recipe.
 
Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Peace train

Religious leaders gather to track down peaceful resolutions.


News

Greg Horton
Representatives of the world’s three Abrahamic faiths will hold a commemorative service and panel discussion in Norman for the 10th anniversary of 9/11.
 
Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Eateries attacked


Letters to the Editor

Jim Hopper
Recently, there has been extensive coverage about two lawsuits filed against more than 800 restaurants for alleged miscalculation of the gross receipts tax and sales tax on mixed beverages, strong beer and wine (News, Greg Horton, “Double trouble,” Aug. 24, Oklahoma Gazette).
 
Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Walk this way

This Sunday’s AIDS Walk marks the 30th anniversary of the first diagnosed case of the disease.


News

Greg Horton
AIDS Walk
2 p.m. Sunday
Sonic Plaza, Reno and Mickey Mantle
aidswalkokc.org
 
Tuesday, September 20, 2011

South-of-the-border Bordeaux

South American wines continue to carve out shelf space. And it’s not just the usual suspects, as Bordeaux makes inroads.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
South American wines are so much a part of today’s wine landscape that it’s hard to believe they’ve only been around for about 25 years.
 
Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Oral argument


Letters to the Editor

Frank Riddick
Randy Potts’ hermeneutic (Life, Greg Horton, “Walk this way,” Sept. 21, Gazette) would have to admit that murder has no conflict with Christianity.
 
Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Foreign affairs

Student activists are recognized for dedication to pro-Israel policies.


News

Greg Horton
Shayna Daitch was one of four University of Oklahoma students honored as Activists of the Year for promoting pro-Israel politics on and off campus. In May, she accepted the award from the American Israel Public Affairs Committee in Washington, D.C.
 
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
 
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